How do we as IC professionals engage with leaders, and how do we change the way we do things, so we can operate more effectively and credibly?
Centrality, as it is emerging in internal communication, combines a simplified approach to content and interactions with the use of one or very few authoritative channels and a messaging style that drives prioritization.
“Communicating well enough” or, alternatively and more brutally, “communicating without expenditure.” is equivalent to engaging in false economy. How can we communicate the value that IC brings to the table in terms of returns to overcome this line of thinking?
Town halls are a primary official form of corporate verbal communication. But are they worth the effort to organize, much less the total hours of attendance that they mandate from those in attendance?
When it comes to organizations and their social dynamics, I tend to think there are four main kinds of people, each of which has distinct roles and needs to be addressed in distinct, yet integrated ways.
Rather than try to guess what my client would say in a given situation, I write from the standpoint of “what I would say if I was in my client’s situation, if I had her status, responsibility, goals and ambitions.” Or, put another way: “I write ambitiously, with a willingness to edit comprehensively.”